PRESENT CONTINUOUS PRESENT PROGRESSIVE<< Verb to be + main verb + ING >> Ex. She is writing.
THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE It’s not a tense but a form of the verb Can be used with the verb to be or as an adjective Ex. I am reading. Reanding is a good exerciseEx. Running is the present participle of RUN.
Stand + ING = StandingA – We form the present Do + ING = Doingparticiple/gerund by adding ING to the verb. Try + ING = Trying Speak + ING =Speaking Have + ING = HavingB – When the verb finishes in E we Write + ING = Writing change to ING. Come + ING = Coming Close + ING = ClosingC – We double the final consonant Sit + ING = Sittingwhen the verb is monosyllablefinished in consonant, except Run + ING = RunningH,W,X, or Y ) Stop + ING = Stopping Shop + ING = Shopping
Look + ING = LookingD – When the verb has more than Cook + ING = Cookingone vowel at the end we don’tdouble de final consonant. Wear + ING = Wearing Admit + ING = Admitting E – If the stress syllable is the last Propel + ING = Propelling syllable and the verb finishes in consoant we double the final Prefer + ING = Preferring consonant..F – If the stress syllable is the first Listen + ING = Listenigsyllable we don’t double the finalconsonant. Remember+ING = Remembering
Lie + ING = LyingG – If the verb finishes in IE we Die + ING = Dyingchange this two letters to Y. Tie + ING = Tying IMPORTANT There is no ING to the verbs:Believe dislikedoubt magineknow like Like + ING = Likelove hate Knowprefer realizerecognize remember Wantsuppose understand Have*Want wish Love NeedThese verbs are not used in thepresent continuous Hate ...